U.S. Supreme Court Adds Greater Protection For Doctors Prescribing Medication

U.S. Supreme Court Adds Greater Protection For Doctors Prescribing Medication

by | Jun 27, 2022 | Firm News

While other cases are making the news, this is a pretty big deal regarding the right of the doctor to determine the care of his client and not the government.

“Today the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned lower court decisions in the consolidated cases of Ruan vs. United States and Kahn vs. United States. The two physicians were convicted of prescribing opioid pain medicine “outside the usual course of [medical] treatment” and were sentenced to prison.”